New York Times music critics discuss the recent jazz biopics “Miles Ahead” and “Born to Be Blue.”
The Whitney Museum will host a 10-day retrospective of Cecil Taylor’s work in music, poetry, dance and theater.
A Grammyish solo, by and large, is a framed event, a bravura spot-lit performance, a physical display. But jazz is about context and collaboration.
Blues, folk, jazz and more came through in this quintet’s set at the Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center.
What to listen to when raising a glass to Archibald Motley, with thanks to our Drink columnist’s cousin, Phil Schaap.